Undercover Tales of World War II

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Wiley, Mar 25, 1999 - History - 256 pages
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Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer "A first-class historian." --The Wall Street Journal Vendetta! "A wealth of insights."--Los Angeles Times Book Review Unexplained Mysteries of World War II "Anyone interested in twists of fate should find this book fascinating." --Library Journal Feuding Allies "A valuable resource . highly recommended."--Booklist
* A bloc of hard-core American Nazis carries out elaborate plans to sabotage war efforts and keep the United States neutral.
* A wily Japanese "tailor" single-handedly steals the secrets to the United States Gray Code.
* A French boy and his "blind" music teacher penetrate, in broad daylight, the German forbidden zone at Port-en-Bessein.
Just beneath the surface of the legendary events of World War II lurks a vast, shadowy, high-stakes realm of espionage and intelligence, where the most successful operations are the ones we've never heard about . until now. With his trademark blend of dynamic storytelling and meticulous detail, William Breuer reveals seventy clandestine operations that affected the course of the war. Vivid and fast-paced, this far-reaching treasury of vanishing spies, mysterious kidnappings, and bizarre subplots is a unique and riveting addition to the World War II literature.

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This book would have been more interesting if the stories could have been better researched and had more details in the stories. Overrated if you believe the book cover. Read full review

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Aspiring screenwriters could do worse than troll this essay collection for inspiration. Whether it's a female Navy cryptanalyst who toiled for three years to crack the Japanese Blue code, or a ... Read full review

Contents

Hitlers Crony a U S Secret Agent
5
Stealing a Supersecret Bombsight
13
The Gestapo Comes to New York
21
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

WILLIAM B. BREUER is the critically acclaimed author of 26 military history books, including Feuding Allies; Vendetta!: Castro and the Kennedy Brothers; Unexplained Mysteries of World War II; and Shadow Warriors: The Covert War in Korea. Ten of his books have been main selections of the Military Book Club, including The Great Raid on Cabanatuan and MacArthur's Undercover War.

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